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15. Europa 2019: Birds & Symbolism - Postcard Set
Europa 2019: Birds & Symbolism - Postcard Set

Date of issue

5 March 2019

Withdrawal date

5 December 2021

Price ex tax

£3.00

Available for sale

Quantity

This postcard set includes six postcards, each featuring one of the stamp designs from our stamp issue: Europa - National Birds: Birds & Symbolism.

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PRICE (ex tax)
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This postcard set includes six postcards, each featuring one of the stamp designs from our stamp issue: Europa - National Birds: Birds & Symbolism.  

Europa stamps, bearing the official logo, are issued every year by the members of PostEurop, the trade association which represents the interests of European public postal operators. Aiming to build awareness of the common roots, culture and history of Europe and its common goals, EUROPA stamps are eagerly sought after by collectors around the world. Each year a theme is set for members to interpret and illustrate on a set of stamps; in 2019 the theme of National Birds has been selected for our interpretation.

As birds by their very nature are migratory and representative of countries all around the world, six species which can be sighted in Jersey feature on the stamps, together with the traditional symbolic meaning with which they are associated.

50p - Kestrel - Vision and patience

65p - Swallow - Hope and renewal

76P - Swan - Purity and love

82p - Peacock - Glory and dignity

94p - Kingfisher - Peace and calm

£1.12 - Stork - New beginnings and commitment

**Special Feature**
Scan the swan and kingfisher stamps with your mobile phone, using the free CEE-App, and you will be able to hear the bird sounds.

Date of issue
05 March 2019
Withdrawal date
05 December 2021
Designer
Mark Wilkinson
Sheet
10
Size
33mm x 45mm
Process
Offset Lithography with Hot Foil
Denominations
50, 65, 76, 82, 94, 1.12
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